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Garden Court Chateau Citing for Neglect after Staff Forces Medication on Client

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 3rd February 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Garden Court Chateau Cited with Neglect after Client Falls Lack of Assessment and Intervention

MDH Cites Garden Court Chateau after Client Suffers Numerous Falls

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Garden Court Chateau was abused when the AP forced a client to take medications against his/her will by straddling him/her, holding his/her head and forcing medication by hand into his/her mouth. The client became agitated and bit the AP.

In addition, it is alleged the facility neglected the same client when the client experienced two major fall incidents with head injury and the staff failed to re-assess the client. The client died eight days after the second serious fall due to a closed head injury.

Failure to Assess or Intervene after Many Falls Leading to MDH Finding of Neglect

Neglect was substantiated. The home care provider failed to complete assessments or implement interventions for the client after multiple falls. Based on a preponderance of the evidence, abuse is also substantiated. The alleged perpetrator (AP) forced the client to take medications against the client’s will.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 2nd February 2019 | Category: Failure to Resond to Change in Condition, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Resident Dies after Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East Failed to Respond to a Change in Condition
Resident Dies after Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East Failed to Respond to a Change in Condition

MDH Cites Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East Cited for Neglect

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East was neglected when the alleged perpetrator failed to update and notify the physician when the resident had a change in condition in the middle of the night.

Failure to Respond to Resident’s Change in Condition Leads to MDH Complaint at Shirley Chapman Sholom Home East

Based on a preponderance of evidence neglect occurred when a resident had a seizure, which was a change in the resident’s condition, and the alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to contact the on-call physician or nurse practitioner. The resident died.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to properly monitor and then respond to a resident who has a sudden decline or change in condition. Calling the physician and 911 can save lives. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Primrose of Austin Clients Have Multiple Falls Leading to MDH Complaint

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 2nd February 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Clients at Primrose of Austin Suffer Multiple Falls - MDH Finding of Neglect - Multiple Falls
Clients at Primrose of Austin Suffer Multiple Falls – MDH Finding of Neglect – Multiple Falls

MDH Cites Primrose of Austin after Clients have Multiple Falls

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that two clients at Primrose of Austin were neglected when facility staff failed to implement adequate interventions to prevent the clients from falling.

Failure to Implement a Fall Prevention Program at Primrose of Austin Results in Five Clients Having Multiple Falls

Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. During the investigation, it was discovered that nursing staff failed to adequately assess, follow up, or implement new or progressive interventions after five clients had multiple falls.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves falls and related head injuries and fractures. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Northfield Hospital & Long Term Care Center Cited for Neglect after Resident Falls and Suffers Injured

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 2nd February 2019 | Category: Fall Injuries, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Resident at Northfield Hospital & Long Term Care Center Suffers Laceration after Fall During Transfer
Resident at Northfield Hospital & Long Term Care Center Suffers Laceration after Fall During Transfer

MDH Cites Northfield Hospital after Resident Falls at Facility

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Northfield Hospital & Long Term Care Center was neglected when the alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to follow the resident’s care plan and transferred him/her from the bed to the wheelchair with the assistance from one staff instead of two staff. The resident fell to the floor, sustained a laceration, and needed several staples.

Resident at Northfield Hospital & Long Term Care Center Suffers Serious Head Laceration from Fall During Transfer with Mechanical Patient Lift
Resident at Northfield Hospital & Long Term Care Center Suffers Serious Head Laceration from Fall During Transfer with Mechanical Patient Lift

Failure to Transfer a Resident Properly Leads to Fall with Injuries at Northfield Hospital

Neglect was substantiated. Neglect did occur when the alleged perpetrator (AP) compromised R1’s safety and used a mechanical lift alone to transfer R1, R1 fell from the lift, struck his/her head on the floor, and sustained a significant head laceration that required several staples.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a lack of training or maintenance pertaining to mechanical lifts and devices. Vulnerable adults can suffer serious injuries, fractures or death from falls which occur during transfers. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Luther Memorial Home Cited with Neglect after Failing to Provide CPR

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 1st February 2019 | Category: Failure to Provide CPR, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Luther Memorial Home Cited with Neglect by MDH for Failing to Monitor Resident and Failing to Provide CPR
Luther Memorial Home Cited with Neglect by MDH for Failing to Monitor Resident and Failing to Provide CPR

MDH Cites Luther Memorial Home Fails to Monitor Resident

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Luther Memorial Home was neglected when the alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to provide intensive frequent monitoring after an incident of a fall. AP found VA dead a few hours later after the fall. In addition, AP failed to do CPR and failed to notify the family physician on time.

Failure to CPR Results in Evidence of Neglect at Luther Memorial Home

Neglect was substantiated. The facility staff intervened when the resident was sliding out of the wheelchair by lowering the resident to the floor. The facility assessed and monitored the resident after the fall as well as notified the physician. However, staff failed to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) when the resident was found without a pulse and was not breathing. The resident had a full code resuscitation status, indicating the resident requested CPR be performed if found without a pulse and not breathing.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Colony Court Cited for Failing to Supervise Resident

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 20th January 2019 | Category: Lost Resident Wandering Elopement, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Colony Court - Elopement of Resident - Wandering Resident Lack of Supervision
Colony Court – Elopement of Resident – Wandering Resident Lack of Supervision

MDH Cites Colony Court after Resident is not Supervised Found Outside on Grass in Morning

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Colony Court in Waseca when the alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to provide adequate supervision when the client receives two hour checks during the night. The client was not found until the following morning laying in the grass due to a fall.

Failure to Supervise Leads to Substantiated Neglect at Colony Court

Neglect was substantiated. The alleged perpetrator (AP, did willfully not complete multiple nighttime every 2-hour wellness safety checks as described in a service agreement with the facility. Because the 2-hour wellness checks were not completed, the client, who had left the facility and fallen in an adjacent wooded area and was not discovered for nearly ten hours. The client required admission to a hospital and a rehabilitation facility.

Other Findings of Substantiated Neglect at Colony Court for fall injury, neglect falls.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves the failure to properly monitor and supervise residents. Often a lack of supervision can lead to other risks to vulnerable adults such as elopement and wandering. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Resident at Brookview A Villa Center Dies from Sepsis

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 20th January 2019 | Category: Failure to Resond to Change in Condition, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Substantiated Allegation of Neglect at Brookview A Villa Center after Client Dies from Sepsis
Substantiated Allegation of Neglect at Brookview A Villa Center after Client Dies from Sepsis

MDH Cites Brookview A Villa Center after Resident Goes into Septic Shock

In a report from the MDH, neglect was alleged of a client at Brookview A Villa Center when facility staff did not contact emergency services in a timely manner when the resident developed a change in condition including altered mental status, fever, and edema. The resident was transferred to the hospital and diagnosed with Septic Shock and passed away.

Neglect was substantiated. The facility staff was unable to call 911 to call Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to send the resident to the hospital when s/he had a change in condition and his/her physician ordered an evaluation in the Emergency Department (ED). Due to the staff inability to access EMS services it took more than an hour for staff to call 911 after the physician ordered the resident sent to the hospital for evaluation.

Failure to Care for PICC Line Leads to MDH Complaint at Brookview A Villa Center

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Brookview A Villa Center after failure to care for resident’s picc line.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration such as administering a PIC line. Another form of neglect stems from poor skin care and monitoring often leading to infection and sepsis. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Trinity Care Center Cited with Neglect for Failing to Provide CPR

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 19th January 2019 | Category: Failure to Provide CPR, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Failure to Provide Needed CPR – Neglect Substantiated – Trinity Care Center

MDH Cites Trinity Care Center after Failing to Provide CPR for Resident in Distress

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Trinity Care Center was neglected when the alleged perpetrator failed to act on the resident’s full code status, which resulted in the resident having a respiratory/cardiac event and passing away.

Trinity Care Center Failed to Provide Needed CPR – Cited for Neglect

Neglect was substantiated. The AP was responsible for the maltreatment. The AP failed to check the resident’s code status and initiate emergency services when the resident went unresponsive, was not breathing, and became pulseless.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

There was another MDH Substantiated Neglect Finding for medication theft at Trinity Care Center.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves medication management and administration. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Golden Touch Health Care Cited with Neglect after Altercation Between Clients

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 19th January 2019 | Category: Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Lack of Supervision – MDH Findings of Neglect after Resident on Resident Assault

MDH Cites Golden Touch Health Care Cited for Lack of Supervision – Assault

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Golden Touch Health Care was neglected when staff failed to provide adequate supervision, resulting in Client #1 assaulting Client #2.

Failure to Provide Proper Supervision Leads to MDH Finding of Neglect at Golden Touch Health Care

Neglect was substantiated. The home care provider failed to assess the escalating behaviors of Client #1 and Client #2 and failed to implement new or existing interventions according to their behavioral plans. Subsequently, Client #1’s behaviors plans. Subsequently, Client #1’s behaviors escalated, and he punched Client #2.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves injuries from a lack of supervision including altercations and physical abuse from other residents. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Trinity Care Center Cited after Failure to Provide CPR to Dying Resident

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 14th January 2019 | Category: Failure to Provide CPR, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Client at Trinity Care Center Did Not Receive CPR when Needed - Facility Cited with Neglect
Client at Trinity Care Center Did Not Receive CPR when Needed – Facility Cited with Neglect

MDH Cites Trinity Care Center for Failure to Properly Respond to Change in Condition and Provide CPR

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health it is alleged that a client at Trinity Care Center in Farmington was neglected when the alleged perpetrator (AP) failed to act on the resident’s full code status, which resulted in the resident having a respiratory/cardiac event and passing away.

Failure to Provide CPR Leads to Neglect Findings for Trinity Care Center

Neglect was substantiated against the AP. The AP was responsible for the maltreatment. The AP failed to check the resident’s code status and initiate emergency services when the resident went to unresponsive, was not breathing, and became pulseless.

For a Free Consultation with an experienced elder abuse and neglect attorney call Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048.

A common form of neglect in elder care facilities involves a failure to respond to a change in condition and call for assistance from “911” as well as the failure to provide CPR to a resident who requested “full code” or wanted life savings measures taken in the event they had a cardiac arrest. The failure to provide CPR can cause the death or at a minimum reduce or diminish the chances of survival and may be a wrongful death claim. In Minnesota a new claim has been developed through the Dickhoff case called a loss of chance claim. Most forms of elder abuse are preventable with proper care and supervision.

Report Suspected Elder Abuse

Click Here For Link To Report Abuse To Adult Protection
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If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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